Feature-length Screenplay | Historical Drama
On a Pacific Island colony, an Indigenous girl awakens to the prejudice against her people and must save her brother from a wrongful execution.
This story exposes a very talented writer with a strong
and clear story to tell.
New Zealand Writers Guild about THE DEFIANT ONE screenplay
The writer has a very strong voice and professional style.
"Recommend" from ExtremeScreenwriting.com for WAR DANCER screenplay
Epic in scope and intimate in emotion, “War Dancer” is an exhilarating story of romance, defiance, and dance. 8/10
The Black List Reader (blcklst.com)
What a great piece! This was truly a pleasure to read. From structure, character development, world-building, dialogue – everything worked together effortlessly to immerse the reader in this sweeping war time romance.
Austin Film Festival Script Contest about WAR DANCER screenplay
RECENT CONTESTS / FELLOWSHIPS
Official Selection of the 2023 Micheaux Film Festival
Official Selection of the 2023 Māsima Film Tour
Official Selection of the 2023 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Long List for the 2023 Black List x WIF Residency
Semi-finalist 2022 Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Diversity Initiative
Quarter-finalist 2022 (Fall) Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
Awarded the 2022 Arts & Impact Fellowship Australia by Doc Society/AIDC
Awarded the 2022-2023 Armed With a Camera Fellowship by Visual Communications
"Special Mention" at the 2022 UK Online Pitchbox
Quarter-finalist 2022 (Spring) Screencraft Film Fund
Selected for Round 2, Sundance Development Track 2022
2021 CAPE List (1 of 10 feature screenplays)
Quarter-finalist 2021 Outstanding Screenplays Feature Competition
Finalist, BIPOC Writers' Fellowship
Semi-Finalist, Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices
Top 100, Table Read Genre Feature Competition (Historical/Biopic)
Top 10% Academy Nicholl Fellowship
Top 20% (Second Rounder), Austin Film Festival Script Competition
Top 50 Finalist, Launch Pad Feature Screenwriting Competition